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Parenting 14 Gospel Principles: Book Review and Giveaway

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Paul David Tripp’s book, Parenting 14 Gospel Principles That Can Radically Change Your Family, is a must read book for all Christian families. After this review, please leave a relevant comment for a chance to win a copy for your home. Book Synopsis: In the midst of folding laundry, coordinating carpool schedules, and breaking up […]

www.Science4Us.: Review

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My daughter and I checked out www.Science4Us.com which is an online standards-based elementary science curriculum primarily geared toward K through 2nd grade. One can also use it for a review for 3rd through 5th grade if needed. You can view a sample of this curriculum. The parent or teacher can assign modules and monitor progress […]

The Afters: Live on Forever: music review and giveaway!

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The Afters album, Live on Forever “We worked on this record for almost two years and over those two years, it was a real season of loss,” Havens recalls. “But in the end, Live on Forever is about moving us to trust God, to stand up against fear. It’s an ‘ante up’ record, an anthem […]

One of the Few: A Marine Fighter Pilot’s Reconnaissance of the Christian Worldview by Jason B. Ladd

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I was approached by Jason B. Ladd who was seeking a review of his book, One of the Few: A Marine Fighter Pilot’s Reconnaissance of the Christian Worldview. The book is a Christian non-fiction in which he intermingles his story of growing up in a military family then up through his years as a Marine […]

Pete’s Dragon: In Theaters 8/12/16

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Admittedly I was not sure whether or not I was going to want to see this remake of the 70’s original, I have to say I was pleasantly surprised. Pete’s Dragon fully developed the personal relationships between Pete and Elliot as well as the ones between Pete and the family that discovered him. The film […]

The BFG: “The Big Friendly Giant”

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Having not have read Roald Dahl’s classic “The BFG”, I was not sure what to expect. I felt that it was a decent film but it did have moments where the story dragged on a bit when I felt it should have moved on through the story more. Despite a few drawn out segments, the […]

Salvation’s Tide Is Rising: Music CD review and giveaway

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The album Salvation’s Tide Is Rising releases on January 29, 2016 from the Passion Conference and sixstepsrecords/Capitol CMG. Leave a comment about why you would like to win your own copy of this CD for a chance to win. A winner will be randomly selected on Jan 22nd. I have to say I really enjoyed […]

The Good Dinosaur: Movie Review

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I happened to be at WDW when I discovered that I had a preview to see The Good Dinosaur so I took this picture at Hollywood Studios while I was there. I have been looking forward to seeing this film for awhile now and was excited to be able to finally see it.  Being at […]

The CEB Student Bible: review and giveaway

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The CEB Student Bible was written with teens 13 and up in mind. First published in 2011, the Common English Bible was built by the collaborative effort of 120 Bible translators from 24 denominations and 500 Bible readers from diverse backgrounds and hundreds of different churches. The CEB uses words and phrases that sound natural […]

Bridge of Spies:

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Movie Synopsis: A dramatic thriller set against the backdrop of a series of historic events, DreamWorks Pictures/Fox 2000 Pictures’ “Bridge of Spies” is the story of James Donovan, a Brooklyn lawyer who finds himself thrust into the center of the Cold War when the CIA sends him on the near-impossible task to negotiate the release […]